Olympic Torch costs: £13k spent on Leicester rehearsal

Figures obtained by a Freedom of Information Request have revealed how a dress rehearsal was held in Leicester in April last year at a cost of £13,194 ahead of the city hosting the Olympic Torch.

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Olympic Torch costs revealed

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has defended spending a hundred and ninety thousand pounds hosting the Olympic Torch - the most in the Midlands. The council says it was justified because of the boost to the local economy.